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29-Mar-2015 12:36pm PDT  

 

San Francisco International Film Festival

58 Annual: April 23, 2015 to May 07, 2015

  New Visions Feature

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
October 6, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00
Bay Area Filmmakers 50.00 45.00
SFFS Filmmaker Pro Members 40.00 35.00


November 3, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00
Bay Area Filmmakers 60.00 55.00
SFFS Filmmaker Pro Members 55.00 50.00


December 8, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 95.00
Student Fee 90.00 85.00
Bay Area Filmmakers 90.00 85.00
SFFS Filmmaker Pro Members 85.00 80.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 31-Mar-2015


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2014


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in San Francisco Bay Area


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
HDCAM  
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Golden Gate Award for Debut Narrative Feature
Cash Award Value: 10,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
During the Festival, audience members are asked to fill out ballots for each film they see. These ballots are tabulated and the winner is announced at the conclusion of the Festival
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
The New Visions category is ONLY for experimental film and video in which personal expression and aesthetic exploration are the primary concerns. If the entry is inappropriate for New Visions, the Festival will reassign it to the proper category.

New Visions Features are films that are 50 minutes and over in runtime. Deadlines are postmarked dates.